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April 1972

April 3, 1972 – AD – New Drive In – Dairy O Drive In, 31 E South. Open 10 am til ? Inside and carry out Service. Four miles from Glasgow at Haywood, Bully Norman, Operator. (Today is Bully’s Catfish)

April 4, 1972 – Dr. Raymond O’Gorman will open a General Medicine and Psychiatry practice in Park City.

April 5, 1972 – Two couples celebrating 50th wedding anniversaries this month are Mr. and Mrs. Roy B Henry, and Mr. and Mrs. Loy High.

April Births – Paul Chad Nuckols, Kendell Lane Shaw, William Sanford Boone, Jr., Peter Dennis Van Lingen, II, Jonathan Eric Jones, Meredith Rhea Bowles, Tracy Lee Pedigo, Virginia Jane Gray, Gina Lynn Melton, Meredith Leigh Harp.

April 6, 1972 – The Rocky Hill Feed Mill owned by V H Buckingham, Rt. 1, was destroyed by fire this morning with an estimated loss of around $100,000.

April 10, 1972 – Receiving the singles division award of the Glasgow Women’s Bowling Association was Peggy Hopkins, who turned in a 673 and Maxene Underwood was the winner of the division for all events scratch with 1, 584 total.

Long Time educator David Montgomery retires from the Barren County School system.

April 11, 1972 – A proposed new park is to be constructed on the current site of the American Legion Fairgrounds.

April 13, 1972 – AD – Gordon & Ruby Chaney, former Barren Countians, invite their friends to Knights Inn, 31 W By Pass, Bowling Green. Rib Eyes, Shish Kabobs, Live entertainment, Dancing and Favorite Cocktails.

April 14, 1972 – Former GHS athlete Billy Buford signs with Memphis State University to play basketball.

April 17, 1972 – New Farmers Bank open new Main office on Columbia Ave.

April 18, 1972 – Horse Cave Rotarians name James Kabler as new president. Outgoing president is Gerald Metera, Rev. Harold Barnes VP and Secretary Ralph Dorsey.

April 20, 1972 – Members of the Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 481 walk out in a wildcat strike at Handmacher Mfg. Plant on Happy Valley Road.

April 21, 1972 – Ron Denton is elected the new President of Glasgow Jaycees.

April 24, 1972 – New officers of E B Terry PTA are Mrs. Sam Richardson, President, Mrs. Donald Rutledge, VP, Mrs. Tommy Sabens, Sec. and Mrs. Terry Turner, Treasurer.

April 26, 1972 – Joe Mutter is named Austin Tracy FFA Star Farmer at the Father Son Banquet. Steve Chapman was the top winner of awards and was named to Citizens Bank Hall of Fame.

April 27, 1972 – Mrs. Jennie Jean Jones, Librarian from 1940-1967, dies at age 88.

William B Laichas, Director of the Glasgow Mfg. Division of R R Donnelley was elected a VP by the firm’s Board of Directors.

Today is the last day of business for Malone Hyde Inc. as the company prepared to move to Nicholasville.

April 30, 1972 – Beverly Bulle and Beverly Morrison presented “Park Bench” skit as part of the program at the HIseville FHA Mother Daughter banquet. Dorine Alford was named Chapter Mother, Kenneth Edwards was named Big Brother, and Diane Alford is the incoming President.



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